|The AFCEA Washington DC Chapter (AFCEA DC) largely focuses on the Defense Department, Intelligence agencies, Security and health related offices (DHS, VA, Military Health).
Chapter activities include nine monthly luncheons featuring a panel of key speakers, and a Scholarship Luncheon. AFCEA DC also hosts the annual Winter Gala, now in its 43rd year, typically attended by 1000 DoD, Military and Industry guests, and a Military IT Leadership Awards Dinner at the Army Navy Country Club, honoring upcoming military IT leaders. The chapter hosts educational Summits. The Chapter has an active Young AFCEAN Committee.
The Chapter sponsors STEM scholarships for graduating high school seniors; awards three science teaching awards to Washington DC High Schools; and supports McKinley Technical High School in their mission to become a nationally recognized STEM High School. We also provide two Zelinger Awards to McKinley High School students who exemplify the core values of the institution based on teacher nominations.
The Young AFCEANs of AFCEA DC hold three quarterly events for Young AFCEANs to develop their professional skills; co-host the annual West Point Leadership and Ethics Symposium for Washington DC area high school students; and help with the execution of all major chapter events.